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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
salt and pepper ivy
Hedera helix 'Discolor' Hedera helix 'Maculata'
Hedera helix 'Marmorata Minor' Hedera helix 'Salt and Pepper'
Hedera are evergreen climbing shrubs clinging by aerial roots. Clusters of small yellow-green flowers are followed by usually black berries. Foliage of flowering shoots is often less deeply lobed than that of the sterile, climbing shoots
'Minor Marmorata' is an evergreen climber with small three-lobed leaves, heavily speckled with creamy-white
Toxicity Ingestion may cause severe discomfort
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or North-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Well-drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained, preferably alkaline soil in sun or partial shade. Shelter from cold drying winds
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds Ground Cover Low Maintenance Wall-side Borders
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning group 11 at any time
Pests Aphids and glasshouse red spider mite may be a problem
May be subject to a leaf spot
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